Isabel was born in Caracas, Venezuela and immigrated to the US over 20 years ago. She earned a degree in Psychology from Regiomontana University in Monterrey, Mexico. She is a Human Resources Manager at Bailey Nurseries, a Saint Paul-based plant grower and distributor.
Isabel brings over 20 years of experience in human resources and organizational behavior, as well as a passion for helping immigrants and refugees. She began working with Karen refugees in 2009. “I have a lot of respect for them,” she said. “Being an immigrant makes me feel I can bring a lot to them and KOM.”